26Th Infantry Division:
WWII Military Police Platoon Operations
SECTION HEADQUARTERS

1 2nd Lt, MP, Carbine
1 Sgt, Section Leader ,Carbine
1 Pvt, MP, Driver of the ¼ ton truck ,Rifle

Vehicle
1 Truck, ¼ ton..............Jeep

Equipment
2 wrist compasses, liquid filled (Officer, Sgt)
1 transparent map template, M2
1 binocular M13 (Officer)
1 grenade launcher, M7 (M1 Rifle)
1 ammunition carrying bag (grenade launcher)
1 wristwatch, 15 jewels (Officer)
1 wristwatch, 7 jewels (Sgt)
1 canvas dispatch case
3 flashlights, TL-122 ( ) (Officer, Sgt and truck)
2 whistles, thunderer (Officer and Pvt MP)

Police Squad Section (3 police squads)
( 3 Squads of Military Policemen)
1 Sgt, MP ,Carbine.......For Each Sqaud.
1 Cpl, MP ,Carbine.......For Each Sqaud.
8 Pvts, MP, Carbine......Per Each Sqaud.
1 Pvt, MP, driver of the  Â¾ ton truck ,Rifle

Vehicle
1 truck, ¾ ton, WC

Equipment
1 grenade launcher, M7 (M1 Rifle)
4 grenade launchers, M8 (Carbine)
5 ammunition carrying bags (1 per grenade launcher)
2 wristwatches, 7 jewels (Sgt, Cpl)
11 flashlights, TL-122 ( ) (MP except driver + truck)
11 whistles, thunderer (MP)

TRAFFIC SECTION

Section Headquarters
1 1st Lt, MP ,Carbine
1 Sgt, Section Leader, Carbine
1 Pvt, MP, Driver of the ¼ ton truck ,Rifle

Vehicle
1 Truck, ¼ ton, Jeep

Equipment
2 reflector batons, type 1 (1 per EM)
2 wrist compasses, liquid filled (Officer, Sgt)
20 electric lamps, flasher
1500 reflectors, road delineation
1500 mounting stakes, reflector, delineation
1 hammer, stapling, automatic staple feed
Or
1 stapler, wire-stitcher
1 plier, stapling, heavy duty, grip type
1 transparent map template, M2 (Officer)
1 binocular, M13 (Officer)
1 grenade launcher, M7 (1 per M1 Rifle)
2 grenade launchers, M8 (1 per 3 Carbines)
3 ammunition carrying bags (1 per grenade launcher)
1 wristwatch, 7 jewels (Sgt)
1 wristwatch, 15 jewels (Officer)
3 flashlights TL-122 ( ) (Officer, Sgt + truck)
1 canvas dispatch case (Officer)
2 whistle, thunderer (Officer, Pvt MP)

Traffic Squad Section (5 squads)
1 Sgt, MP ,Carbine..........Per Sqaud
1 Cpl, MP ,Carbine..........Per Sqaud
5 Pvts, MP ,Carbine.........Per Squad
4 Pvts, MP, 1 Drivers ¼ ton trucks (Jeep) ,Rifle

Vehicles
4 Trucks, ¼ ton , Jeeps

Equipment
11 reflector batons, type 1 (1 per EM)
11 electric lamps, flasher
1 hammer, stapling, automatic staple feed
1 plier, stapling, heavy duty, grip type
4 grenade launchers, M7 (1 per rifle M1)
2 grenade launchers, M8 (1 per 3 carbines)
6 ammunition carrying bags (1 per grenade launcher)
2 wristwatches, 7 jewels (Sgt, Cpl)
11 flashlights, TL-122 ( ) (All + Trucks (Except drivers))

For the entire Platoon
18 goggles M1943, clear lenses (1 per driver)
55 goggles, M1943, green lenses (for others)

July 1943 T/O&E.
Inf Div MP PLT consisting of:
Platoon HQ, 1 Officer, 11 enlisted

Police Section
1. Section HQ 1 Officer, 2 enlisted
2. Squad 11 enlisted
3. Squad 11 enlisted

Traffic Section
1. Section HQ 1 Off, 2 enl
2. Squad 11 enl
3. Squad 11 enl
4. Squad 11 enl

Major
1 ea. Division Provost Marshal

First Lieutenant
1 ea. Commands Traffic Section

Second Lieutenant
1 ea. Commands Police Section

Staff Sergeant
1 ea. Military police (MOS 677) In Platoon HQ

Sergeant
5 ea. Military Police (677) one per squad
1 ea. Motor & Supply (813) one per PLT HQ
2 ea. Section Leader (677) one per section HQ

Corporal
1 ea. Clerk, Company (405) one in PLT HQ
5 ea. Military Police (677) one per squad

Technician, grade 4
1 ea. Mechanic, Automobile (014) in PLT HQ

Private First Class/ Private
6 ea. Basic (521) in PLT HQ
1 ea. Military Police (877) in PLT HQ (driver 1/4 ton armed with M1903)
1 ea. Military Police (877) in each Section HQ (driver 1/4 ton armed with M1903)
9 ea. Military Police (877) in each Section ( including one driver 1/4 ton armed with M1903
in each section)
Total officers and enlistedmen 73

MILITARY POLICE PLATOON, INFANTRY DIVISION
1- PLATOON HEADQUATERS
1 Major, Field Provost Marshal, Division Provost Marshal - Pistol
1 1st Lt, MP - Carbine
1 S/Sgt, MP - Carbine
1 Sgt, Motor & Supply- Carbine
1 Cpl, Co Clerk, Classification Specialist - Carbine
1 Techn 4th, Mechanic, automobile - Carbine
1 Techn 5th, Mechanic, automobile, drove the ¾ ton truck (WC)- Carbine
1 Pvt, MP, driver of the ¼ ton truck (Jeep) -  Rifle
6 Pvt's, Basic or Pfc's - Carbine

Vehicles
1 Truck, ¼ ton (Jeep) 1 Truck ¾ Ton, WC, Automobile Maintenance

Equipment
1 Luminous dial compass
3 wrist compasses, liquid filled (Officers and Motor & Supply Sgt)
1 electric lamp, warning red, vehicle, MP Letters, 6 V
1 electric siren, 6V, for vehicle
1 drafting equipment, set no. 1
2 transparent map template, M2 (Officers)
2 Binoculars M13 (Officers)
1 Grenade Launcher, M7 (1 per M1 Rifle)
3 Grenade Launcher, M8 (1 per 3 Carbines)
4 ammunition-carrying bags (1 per grenade launcher)
2 wristwatches, 7 jewels (S Sgt and Sgt)
2 wristwatches, 15 jewels (Officers)
2 motor vehicles mechanicÂ’s tool set (1 per mechanic)
6 flashlights, TL-122 ( ) (Officers, Motor & Supply Sgt, Pvt MP + Trucks)
1 unit equipment tool set, 2nd echelon, set no .1
2 canvas dispatch cases (Officers)
4 whistles, thunderer (Officers, S Sgt MP, Pvt MP)

MP Platoon HQ
Major , 1 ea (Provost Marshal)
Staff Sergeant , 1 ea. (Military Police 677)
Sergeant, 1ea. (Motor and Supply 813)
Corporal , 1 ea. (Company Clerk 405)
Technician 4th Grade , 1 ea. (Mechanic, Automobile 014)
Private or Private 1st Class, 1 ea. (Military Police 677)
Detailed as driver armed with 1903 and grenade launcher, 6 ea (Basic 521)
Total Enlisted: 11
Aggregate: 11